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Sold In America: The Human Cost Of Fashion

A label inside an item of clothing reading "Made in China." (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)
A label inside an item of clothing reading "Made in China." (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)

Have you ever considered where your clothes come from?

More than 97% of apparel sold in the U.S. is made overseas, according to the American Apparel & Footwear Association.

Here & Now’s Tonya Mosley speaks with Maxine Bédat (@maxinebedat), founder and director of the New Standard Insitute, an online database for designers and brands who want to become more sustainable.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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